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Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Analyst

Bangui (Central African Republic)

  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Bangui (Central African Republic)
  • Grade: IICA-1, International Individual Contractors Agreement - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-08

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Background Information - Job-specific

Central africans (1) Who are residing outside of Central African Republic at the time of application (2) Who have been living there for five years or more (3) Who are fulfilling the requirement's stated on this job advert are strongly encouraged to apply. The Central African Republic (CAR) is a highly fragile country with a history of recurrent conflict, the most recent of which took place in 2013 between multiple armed groups. The violence that followed the 2013 crisis greatly damaged public assets and infrastructure, disrupted service delivery, further weakened the social fabric, and exacerbated people’s poverty and vulnerability to shocks. As a result, roughly one-quarter of the population was internally displaced or had to flee as refugees to neighboring countries. Forced displacement has disrupted livelihoods, depleted the assets of the poor, and put an additional strain on service delivery in areas of displacement

UNOPS Central African Hub, headquartered in the DR CONGO  has been identified as an agency in the United Nations system which can support the area of infrastructure (both horizontally and vertically), development, humanitarian and post conflict management. The distinctive activity of UNOPS in Central Africa aims at assisting bilateral, multilateral partners, UN agencies and government entities in their efforts to ensure timely and efficient implementation of their investment projects related to the reconstruction and development of the countries within the Central African Hub.

Background information - DR Congo

Located in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) the UNOPS Hub in Central Africa covers eleven countries, including in the Central African Republic (CAR), and has an active portfolio of over $200m, mostly related to infrastructure projects. The office has developed strong working relations with the international partners, UN agencies including UN Missions and Governments across Central Africa over the years. It provides technical support and capacity building in strategic development areas including infrastructure rehabilitation and development across health, education, public works, governance/public administration sectors; procurement, project management and sectoral advisory services; peace and security, environmental preservation and protection among others. 

Functional Responsibilities

The overall purpose of the position is to provide technical support and oversight the Community Violence Reduction (CVR) Program in various Field locations in CAR: throughout FY 2020-2021 implemented by UNOPS. 

The Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Analyst will :

  1. Ensure that the MINUSCA DDR offices supported by UNOPS provides analysis, lessons learned and evaluation evidence that supports results reporting as well as program and policy development.

  2. Have to go to each five working sites in order to establish a survey of the former CVR project’s activities and to train the MINUSCA DDR/UNOPS field teams in Monitoring and Evaluation. 

  3. Ensure that the current registration database is expanded to incorporate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) indicators about cash-for-work activities, on-the-job training and start-up of income generating activities.

  4. Support MINUSCA-DDR Section and the database manager to identify key indicators to be monitored during cash-for-work activities, on-the-job training and start-up of income generating activities.

  5. Support the database manager to integrate the identified monitoring and evaluation indicators in the electronic database and to generate statistics reports reflecting requirements indicated by MINUSCA-DDR.


  • A Master's degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences or Development or other related field is required.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences or development with 2 additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as project manager, monitoring and evaluation specialist, consultant, site manager in emergency or in any other related area is required

  •  Experience in post-conflict transition contexts, at the field level is an asset

  • A working experience in hardship duty stations is an asset.


Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.
Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.


  • Fluent in French is required

  • Intermediate in English is required

Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IICA-1 (ICS9)
Contract duration: Open-ended, subject to Organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link: 

Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.  

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.  Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

Background Information - UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.


With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

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